Category Archives: medical

Mosquitoes Can be a Health Hazard After TEOTWAWKI

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I live near a stream and every year the mosquito abatement district sprays along the stream and as a result, I don’t get many mosquitoes in my yard.  Now after TEOTWAWKI that will change, there will be no spraying which …

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Will You Eat a Rat to Survive?

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“Will you eat a rat?” is a legitimate question.  If your answer is no, you are not mentally prepared to survive.  Rats are a delicacy in parts of the world.  One of the first ideas the military teaches about surviving …

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The Many Amazing Uses of a Pressure Cooker as a Tool for Preppers

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My wife has two of the all American Pressure Canners a 10-quart model 910 and the 30-quart model 930.  She loves them and has found many different uses for them; they are not just for canning.  While we have ran …

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Seasonal Allergies How Do You Treat Them After TEOTWAWKI

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Every year about this time, I suffer from seasonal allergies.  Now mine get bad enough to turn into seasonal asthma.  This means that I have to take some form of medication to keep it from getting bad.  Now what about …

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Hantavirus and Food Storage

 

Everybody I know that is serious about food storage has storage problems.  We stick boxes, buckets and cans everywhere.  Often these are put under houses and other areas that attract mice or rats.  This leads to possible problems with …

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Closing Wounds and Lacerations in an Emergency Situation

closing wounds

First, I am not a Doctor or have any special medical training, so whatever you read here is just a guide to help you get started on your search for information on closing wounds.

If this is a subject that …

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A Flu Pandemic is Going to Occur, The Question is When?

This winter I have seen a lot of flu going around, but so far we have been lucky and neither my wife nor I have had it.  However, in doing some genealogy, I found where several children in my family …

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Flu Pandemic, When Will One Occur and How to Avoid Getting Sick?

It’s not a matter of if, but when a pandemic will occur.  Flu and other type of pandemics have happened throughout history.

Three flu pandemics happened in the 1900s. Near the end of World War I, the 1918 Flu Pandemic …

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High Blood Pressure Problems During a Long Term Emergency

 

high blood pressureToday I was thinking about the subject of blood pressure and how it could affect you during a long-term emergency.  Doing a bit of research on this subject I came across this excellent explanation of what blood pressure readings …

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How do you wash clothes without water?

The other day I wrote an article on washing clothes, but what happens when you don’t have enough water to wash with.  Do you and the clothes just get dirty and stink.  Now I am talking about real dirty not …

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